Monthly Archive: August 2020

5 ways Open University students can keep cool in summer

By David Wells, editor at Surviving the OU Studying for an exam or coursework can be difficult when you’re hot, sweaty and uncomfortable 1. Wear comfortable, loose clothing It’s not often in the UK and Ireland we have to contend with soaring temperatures and heatwaves, but hot, sticky weather can test everyone’s...


Is it worth studying with the Open University?

Feedback can be helpful for future students, whether positive or negative, but is it accurate? by David Wells, editor at Surviving the OU After putting out a post on social media recently asking for feedback on the Open University experience, I was surprised at some of the responses. There were plenty of...